Community Alert Issued for Robbery Suspect

By Samantha Abernethy | Wednesday, March 30, 2011

UPDATED (3/31, 9 a.m.): The flyer below was being passed out at the Belmont El stop Thursday morning.

Ald. Scott Waguespack’s office and the 18th District Police Station have issued a community alert for a suspect wanted for a strong arm robbery at the Fullerton El stop that resulted in the death of a 68-year-old woman.

If you have any information on the suspect, contact the police immediately.

Sally Katona-King was pushed down the stairs Monday at the Fullerton El stop, when the robber fled with another commuter’s iPhone. She died Tuesday afternoon at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Chicago Tribune has more information on Katona-King’s life as a church receptionist, committed to her community.

Police warn that iPhone owners are being targeted by thieves and to take special care and attention to surroundings.
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